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January 2018

Who Owns Your Ideas and How Does Creativity Happen?

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

berkman klein luncheon series> A Conversation with Professor Orly Lobel on her new book You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side (Norton)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm Berkman Klein Center for Internet…

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Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars Information Session

January 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C

Please join Pro Bono Partner Steven Schulman to learn about practicing pro bono in a large firm and Akin Gump’s exciting summer fellowship program for top law students interested in making pro bono an integral part of their law firm careers. Akin Gump funds students to split their 1L summer with a public interest organization and with the firm working only on pro bono matters.…

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Gentrification and Displacement in Boston — NEW DATE —

January 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
WCC 3008 Room

Gentrification and displacement are tearing apart Boston neighborhoods. Come for a discussion with Eloise Lawrence, Community Lawyering Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, about the issues facing Boston residents, causes and paths forward, and how you can get involved with Project No One Leaves to help these communities fight back.

Non-pizza lunch will be served!

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HLS Library Tour

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 2:00pm

HLS Library – meet at Circulation Desk

HLS Library tours are offered to the Harvard community on the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. during the academic year.

Tours last 30-40 minutes and provide an overview of the HLS Library spaces and services available to the HLS and Harvard communities.

Please sign up at the link in advance to help us plan for numbers. We’ll meet across from the Circulation Desk just inside the main entrance of Langdell Hall.

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Weil Gotshal & Manges – 1L Reception

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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White & Case – 1L Reception

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Roberts & Holland – 1L Reception

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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OPIA’s Brown Bag with Civil Rights Corps

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1015 Classroom

Bring your lunch and join us for a brown bag lunch with Premal Dharia, the Director of Litigation at Civil Rights Corps.

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New Forms to Settle Old Scores? Worker Centers and Their Recent Trajectories

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Austin Hall 111 Classroom – West

Part of the James Green Memorial Forum, in honor of the distinguished labor historian, this program features Janice Fine, professor at Rutgers University and author of the book Worker Centers: Organizing Communities at the Edge of the Dream. She will be joined by Natalicia Tracy, Executive Director of the Brazilian Worker Center.

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HLS International Film Series Presents: Garod (Longing)

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WCC 2063 (Student Orgs Lounge)

A year-long series of films from around the world, featuring introductions from the students who selected them.

All students are welcome. Light snacks will be provided.

HLS Int Film Festival Schedule1

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Sponsored by the Graduate Forum

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OCS’s Career FRAME – FUNDAMENTALS: Getting the Jobs That Become Your Career

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

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Davis Polk & Wardwell – 1L Reception

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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OCS’s Career FRAME – RELATIONSHIPS: Meeting the People You Need To

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F Ⓡ A M E

RELATIONSHIPS: This second session covers professional relationship building. You are meeting alumni and practitioners every day through programs, classes, clinics and…

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Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Information Session and Coffee Hour

January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Program Lounge WCC 5053

The Chayes International Public Service Fellowships provide an opportunity for HLS students to spend eight weeks in the summer engaged in public service with an international scope and/or relevant to countries in development or those making transitions to peace, stability, and democracy. Come meet recent Chayes Fellows, talk with International Legal Studies staff, and learn more about the proggram.

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Kirkland & Ellis – 1L Reception

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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OCS’s Career FRAME – ASSESSMENT: Learning What You Like & What You Don’t

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1023 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F R Ⓐ M E

ASSESSMENT: This third session covers the critical role that self-assessment plays both at the start of your job search and throughout…

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Cooley – 1L Reception

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The case for alternative meat

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East C

Have you heard of plant-based meat that bleeds? Clean meat? Current factory farming practices do not only create health safety concerns but also much environmental concerns. Should the world population increase their meat consumption at current speed, we will deteriorate sustainability of our very own globe. Nicole Negowatti, a Food Law and Policy Clinic Instructor, who holds an expertise in alternative meat innovations and Matt Hayek, a Farmed Law & Policy Fellow, who has an expertise in environmental effects of…

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OCS’s Career FRAME – MATERIALS: Crafting The Best Job Application Materials

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1010 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F R A Ⓜ E

MATERIALS: This fourth session covers best practices for materials you use for a job application. In today’s job market, this means…

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US Foreign Policy from the Inside Out: A Lecture with Samantha Power

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center

In this talk, Power will provide a comprehensive picture of US foreign policy. Register online.

Samantha Power RI ’18 is a professor of practice at Harvard Law School and the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was the founding executive director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. She is a former US representative to the United Nations and member of President Obama’s cabinet.

Prior to…

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OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC

OPIA’s Public Interest Networking Reception is an opportunity to connect with attorneys from a wide range of public interest organizations, including federal and state government, legal services, public defenders, prosecutors, public interest law firms, and non-profit advocacy organizations.

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OCS’s Career FRAME – EXPLORATION: Figuring Out What Lawyers Do

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 1019 Classroom

Are you unsure about your career path? Are you lost on what steps to take for your job search? OCS’s Career FRAME programming can help. Over the course of five lunchtime sessions, we will tell you what you need to accomplish to reach your career goals. Open to all students. Lunch provided.

OCS Career F R A M Ⓔ

EXPLORATION: This fifth and final session covers how to efficiently explore the career options that are out there in the private…

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Book Talk: Law and the Wealth of Nations: Finance, Prosperity, and Democracy by Tamara Lothian

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West B

“Economic stagnation, financial crisis, and increasing inequality have provoked worldwide debate about the reshaping of the market economy. But few are willing to risk a reorientation of dominant ideas and a reform of entrenched structures. Right-wing populism has stepped into the void created by a failure to imagine structural alternatives. Tamara Lothian offers a deeper view showing the path to the reconstruction of the economy in the service of both growth and inclusion. She probes the institutional innovations that would…

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Human Rights Symposium [Human Rights: Adapting to the Challenges of Our Times]

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Starr Auditorim, Harvard Kennedy School

Join us for the first annual student-led Human Rights Symposium, entitled “Human Rights: Adapting to the Challenges of Our Times”, aiming to rethink the effective implementation of human rights in an age of increasing populism and nationalism.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required. Seating is limited.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

AGENDA

9:00 a.m. Welcome Address 9:15 a.m. Keynote Panel:…

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HALB Women’s Leadership Speaker Series with Firm Chairs Kim Koopersmith, Akin Gump, and Jami Wintz McKeon, Morgan Lewis

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Please join HALB for the second event in this year’s Women’s Leadership Speaker Series. Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, and Jami Wintz McKeon, Chair of Morgan Lewis will be joining us for a fireside chat where they will discuss their respective paths to managing these two global law firms, challenges they faced along the way, and their outlooks on the rapidly changing legal market.

Prior to their roles in management, both Kim and Jami…

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2018 Spring Break Pro Bono Trips Information Session

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C

Join us over lunch to discuss the upcoming 2018 Spring Break pro bono trips/projects to Puerto Rico.

Please sign up below to help us plan for lunch. 

If you or an event participant requires disability-related accommodations, please contact HLS Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at accessibility@law.harvard.edu, or (617) 495-1880 in advance of the event. 

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Lambda ID Services Project 2018 Spring Training

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East A

Lambda’s ID Services Project works with the Y2Y Shelter in Harvard Square to obtain State IDs for homeless young people. No previous experience with ID services is required to join, and while the Project is run by Lambda, we welcome all members of the HLS community to participate.

Queer youth, especially queer youth of color, are more likely to experience homelessness or housing instability than their white, straight peers. The lack of a valid State ID can pose a…

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Latham & Watkins – 1L Reception

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Shearman & Sterling – 1L Reception

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ten Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Practice Area

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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West Coast LSA Career Fair

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB

Sushi, kebabs, drinks, and much more will be served! Come out to the annual West Coast LSA Career Fair! Come meet West Coast employers from Seattle all the way down to San Diego to learn more about the West Coast legal market, eat some great food, and network with recruiting attorneys! Students from all class years are welcome. Attire is business casual.

Register (not required, though recommended) here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1yFT2740noxhqB_nzDOKlAtLk-94NioU7lWN1vqanu2gOYQ/viewform

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Proskauer – 1L Reception

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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February 2018

Winston & Strawn – 1L Reception

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sullivan & Cromwell – 1L Reception

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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APALSA Conference Mixer

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC Pub
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APALSA Conference Mixer

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WCC Pub
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APALSA Conference 2018

February 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WCC 2019 Milstein West AB
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APALSA Conference 2018

February 3 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
WCC 2036 Milstein East ABC
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APALSA Conference 2018

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
WCC 3016 Room
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APALSA Conference 2018

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
WCC 3018 Classroom
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